Mailbox Monday

Another Monday, Another Mailbox!! This is a feature where we all share with each other the yummy books that showed up at our doors! WARNING: Mailbox Mondays can lead to extreme envy and GINORMOUS wishlists!!

Mailbox Monday is hosted by Marcia at The Printed Page, but for the month of December MM is on tour and hosted by Lady Q @ Let Them Read Books.

I only got one book for review this week, but it looks like a good one!

The Second Duchess
by Elizabeth Loupas

Release Date:  March 1, 2011

SYNOPSIS:  In a city-state known for magnificence, where love affairs and conspiracies play out amidst brilliant painters, poets and musicians, the powerful and ambitious Alfonso d'Este, duke of Ferrara, takes a new bride. Half of Europe is certain he murdered his first wife, Lucrezia, the luminous child of the Medici. But no one dares accuse him, and no one has proof-least of all his second duchess, the far less beautiful but delightfully clever Barbara of Austria.

At first determined to ignore the rumors about her new husband, Barbara embraces the pleasures of the Ferrarese court. Yet wherever she turns she hears whispers of the first duchess's wayward life and mysterious death. Barbara asks questions-a dangerous mistake for a duchess of Ferrara. Suddenly, to save her own life, Barbara has no choice but to risk the duke's terrifying displeasure and discover the truth of Lucrezia's death - or she will share her fate. 

That's my mailbox...what goodies came your way?



  1. This one looks great! Another one to add to the list :)

  2. Gorgeous looking cover as well.

    My own Mailbox is now up. Please do visit.

  3. Looking forward to your thoughts on this book!

  4. What a fabulous cover! I hope the book's as good!

  5. Such a gorgeous cover - I hope you enjoy the book immensely. Have a great week and happy reading!

  6. Sounds interesting to me -- so glad you're excited!!

  7. Your books always have the best covers!
    Hope you enjoy this one :)

  8. Looks intriguing! Happy reading! My mailbox is atThe Crowded Leaf.

  9. This looks fabulous Amy! Enjoy!

  10. Love that cover! The book sounds very interesting as well.

  11. Ooh, love the cover and the premise!

  12. Sorry it's taken me so long to visit, it's been a busy week! Another great Mailbox! You always get the best books! Have a great weekend!


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